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The Philadelphia Phillies get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Philadelphia Phillies will turn to Jerad Eickhoff and his 2-8 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Kyle Hendricks (4-4) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Philadelphia Phillies as 207 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.3-1.8 result in favor of the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

28-30 Philadelphia battles the Cubs, currently with a 40-16 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Philadelphia Phillies and the No. 1-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and its No. 29-rated batting order, averaging 3.24 runs per nine innings, against the No. 2 line up of the Chicago Cubs at 5.41 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs grabbed a win last time out, defeating Adam Morgan and the Phillies 6-4 on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games
  • Chi Cubs is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 8th

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